Top Ten Saddest Celebrity Deaths of All Time

Hate when people on T.V. dies like anything :-(
Yep a hard thing to swallow, a'right
Here's the list to the most shocking celebrity deaths in history...

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61 Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios.

I remember the day I found out...I was so heartbroken. She was such a sweet little girl. Taken too soon. RIP Heather.

Come on guys, kinda shocked this isn't on here already

62 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs

He wasn't done making stuff yet, and it's a shame we'll never see what was coming next.

63 Bob Marley Bob Marley Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

The man who man reggae famous, a man with the most righteous philosophy, a man who wanted peace and who achieved it throughout his music. The always smiling face of reggae. He is a legend that will never die. "The Legend lives on"

He was a good singer

64 Sid Vicious
65 John Candy John Candy John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian, mainly in American films such as Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Uncle Buck.
66 Ian Curtis Ian Curtis Ian Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division. more.

Nobody should have had to go through what he went through. Truly one for this list. - PositronWildhawk

67 Owen Hart Owen Hart Owen James Hart was a Canadian-American professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and most notably, the World Wrestling Federation, where he wrestled under both his own name, and ring name more.

If his death was avoided, think how awesome WWE would be. - awesomehorror

68 Brandon Lee Brandon Lee Brandon Bruce Lee (February 1, 1965 - March 31, 1993), was an American actor and martial artist. He was the son of martial artist and film actor Bruce Lee and teacher Linda Lee Cadwell, the grandson of Cantonese opera singer Lee Hoi-chuen, and brother of Shannon Lee. He died (at the age of 28) during more. V 1 Comment
69 Ryan Dunn Ryan Dunn Ryan Matthew Dunn (June 11, 1977 – June 20, 2011) was an American stunt performer, television personality, comedian, actor, writer, musician, and one of the stars of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass.
70 Sharon Tate Sharon Tate Sharon Marie Tate Polanski (January 24, 1943 – August 9, 1969) was an American actress and model. more.

Why, why was she murdered, a sweet and pregnant woman. That is a death that will sure be remembered as one of the saddest ever for not only was shen pregnant but sweet over that. The murderer is just a disgusting and vile creature that should never be called human or even animal, because such murderers deserves nothing but the most painful punishment of hell.

She was murdered by the Manson family while 8 and a half months pregnant. Why isn't she on here at #1?

What a tragic end to a beautiful life. The savages killed her unborn child to boot.

And she was extremely sweet and would have gave them anything if they needed it. This pisses me off.

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71 Lemmy Lemmy Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead. He was a bassist and a singer known for his raspy voice. He died in 2015 from cancer and other health problems.
72 Jim Henson Jim Henson James Maury "Jim" Henson was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, and filmmaker who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets.

Creator Of The Muppets And Kermit The Frog
He Truly Left A Huge Legacy - JPK

73 John Bonham John Bonham John Henry Bonham was born on May 31, 1948 in Redditch, United Kingdom. Bonham (nicknamed Bonzo) was a professional hard rock drummer who was best known for being the drummer in the band Led Zeppelin. Bonham was also one of the background singers in the band. His drumming is mainly displayed on the more.

Led Zeppelin could still be together 😭 - InsertCleverName

74 Paul Bearer
75 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.
76 Lou Reed Lou Reed Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the Velvet Underground, and his solo career spanned five decades. more.

It was too soon. He was 73, yes, but he could have done so much more. He will missed for decades

77 Gilda Radner Gilda Radner Gilda Susan Radner was an American comedian and actress. She was best remembered as an original cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which she won an Emmy Award in 1978.
78 Brittany Murphy Brittany Murphy Brittany Murphy, born November 10th, 1977, was an american actress, best known for roles in films such as "8 Mile", "Clueless", "Happy Feet", "Sin City", and "Just Married", as well as the voice of Luanne Platter on the animated series "King Of The Hill". She passed away on December 20th, 2009 at the more.

God! She was so good in everything she did. We got cheated out of years of having this talented beauty in our world. What a loss.

It was not fair to lose this young lady so soon. Still can't believe she is gone.

79 Leslie Nielson

Loved this guy to pieces, it's a shame over here in the uk it was really untelevised a no one was made aware really of his passing. I'm 17 but grew up watching all his movies. no one could do comedy better than this guy

80 Layne Staley Layne Staley Layne Thomas Staley was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. more.
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